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It retains moisture so prevent it from drying...

It retains moisture so prevent it from drying out, it also helps bind and stabilize the agragate as well as improves compacting. It is widely used in road reclamation.
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They're who recommended the calcium chloride, if...

They're who recommended the calcium chloride, if you google it it seems its quicte highly regarded for road stabilization but it didn't seem to do much.
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Best Sealer to use on Recycled Asphalt

Hi Guys,

So after a painfull week and a half we've finally finished our new driveway. Did a recycled asphalt and it turned out pretty good but I feel like its going to deteriorate quickly,...
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Well, I'm having a heck of a time trying to find...

Well, I'm having a heck of a time trying to find some emulsion. Any idea if any of the commercially available stuff would work the same? There's a bunch of different asphal sealers and levelers, not...
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Posted By Dave3

Thanks BridgeMan, I appreciate the info. so I...

Thanks BridgeMan, I appreciate the info. so I should just spray it with the garden hose between roller passes then? The asphalt emulsion you mentioned, is there a commercially available product that...
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Posted By Dave3

Questions about Recycled Asphalt

Hi again guys,

So still trying to find a good option for our driveway, I really wish we could afford to just get it properly paved but that's way out of the budget.

I think our best option...
07-05-13, 10:03 AM
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Posted By Dave3

So any thoughts? I gotta decide by tomorrow.

So any thoughts? I gotta decide by tomorrow.
07-04-13, 09:40 AM
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Posted By Dave3

Thanks for the replies guys, its 12 1/4"x 12...

Thanks for the replies guys,

its 12 1/4"x 12 1/4" tile, 16 tiles per box, 13 boxes total which should do about 208sqft, the area I need it for is about 180sqft so it should be enough.

My only...
07-04-13, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Dave3

Need help determining the value of this tile

Hi Guys,

So, I have the opportunity to buy several boxes of this tile but I'm not sure if I'm getting a good deal or not, its from the Home Depot but they do not seem to carry it anymore so I dont...
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Posted By Dave3

Well, doing some reaseach there seems to be some...

Well, doing some reaseach there seems to be some treatments, like Gravel Lok, you can apply to the gravel to lock it together and make like a hard surface out of it so that might be the way to go.
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Posted By Dave3

Hmm I'll have to see if there are any quarries or...

Hmm I'll have to see if there are any quarries or graval pits around here that would offer some sort of a mix. Some mind of biding agent in the gravel would be great if that were possible.

Luckly...
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Well, I mean, my driveway's not that big, its a...

Well, I mean, my driveway's not that big, its a regular driveway, fits maybe 3 cars so I think a tractor may be a bit mutch.

Couldnt I just rake it out and go over it with one of thoes vibrating...
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Posted By Dave3

Thanks guys, I'll have to see whts in the area. ...

Thanks guys, I'll have to see whts in the area.

Bridgeman, what is this blade and can you rent them? I'm not big ony paying people to do things I can do myself.

As for the steam roller, yea...
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Posted By Dave3

Looking for idea on inexpensive driveway finishes

Hey Guys,

So spring is approaching and one of my top priorities for this year is to do something about our driveway. It's an old gravel driveway and I wouldnt mind it so much if it werent for all...
03-06-13, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Dave3

So I wired it up green(pretty sure its actually...

So I wired it up green(pretty sure its actually green but who knows) with left black and right black to other post, added a ground to the box and its working!

Thank you guys very much for the...
03-06-13, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Dave3

But there's only two blacks, the ones coming out...

But there's only two blacks, the ones coming out of the bottom are green and white, I just took apart the plug for the washer and its black and white so I have no idea where the green and white pair...
03-06-13, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Dave3

Looking at the old switch I guess there is no...

Looking at the old switch I guess there is no ground on it, so I gotta pair the green with one of the blacks, other black to the otehr pole on the switch then all whites together?
03-06-13, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Dave3

What is this third set of wires?

Hi Guys,

So I've replaced plenty of switched in my time but never came across this before. The switch controls two fluorescent light fixtures which stopped working so I replaced them but the new...
02-02-13, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Dave3

I have a feeeling that the leak was more bottom...

I have a feeeling that the leak was more bottom up, if you look at the one picture it shows a few spots on the floor which is away from the main leak where you could tell water was begging to make...
02-01-13, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Dave3

Well, the original house was built in the late...

Well, the original house was built in the late 1800's, I'm not sure when all the additions were put on but if I had to guess probably 20-30 years ago. I'm really not sure what they did with the...
02-01-13, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Dave3

Thanks for the replies guys, The house is...

Thanks for the replies guys,

The house is on municipal sewers, it does have some minor drainage issues that I have to address in the spring, the gutters need replacing and I think I need to...
02-01-13, 02:48 PM
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Views: 2,575
Posted By Dave3

Indepth question about leaking basement, dirt crawlspace and how to fix it all

Hi Everyone,

I'm from Ontario Canada, my wife and I bought this house back in the spring, its an old house but nicely renovated, the original house was quite small and the existing house is...
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